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Indian woman raking garden, Fort Berthold Indian Reservation, N.D.
Indian woman raking garden, Fort Berthold Indian Reservation, N.D.
TitleIndian woman raking garden, Fort Berthold Indian Reservation, N.D.
Date of Original1914
DescriptionA woman uses an antler rake to rake a garden patch on the Fort Berthold Indian Reservation. Corn is growing in the garden. Four people watch the woman work from the background.
Ordering Informationhttp://history.nd.gov/archives/whatphotos.html
General SubjectAgriculture
Indians of North America
Rural views
Women
Work Life
Subject (LCTGM)Raking (Sweeping)
Corn
Gardening
Antlers
Subject (LCSH)Indians of North America - Agriculture
Indians of North America - Women
LocationFort Berthold Indian Reservation (N.D.)
Decade1910-1919
Item Number00086-0296
Format of OriginalPhotographic prints
Transcription"23-1914"--Handwritten on front of photograph.
NotesPhotographer unknown.
Title created by staff.
Relation[Is Part Of] North Dakota Studies eighth grade curriculum
Biography/HistoryA woman living at Fort Berthold in 1914 demonstrates how to tend a garden with an antler rake. Though metal implements were available, some elderly people preferred to maintain their independence by using traditional tools that they made themselves.
Repository InstitutionState Historical Society of North Dakota
Repository CollectionPaul Ewald Photograph Collection 00086
Collection Finding AidConsult: http://history.nd.gov/archives/manuscripts/inventory/10148.html
Credit LineState Historical Society of North Dakota (00086-296)
Rights ManagementCopyright status unknown.
Digital IDsh00086296
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